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PERU


Peruvian Institute of Fish Technology, ITP

Address:

Km 5,200 Carretera a Ventanilla, Callao 1

Tel.:

(51-1)-577-0208/577-0908

Fax:

(51-1)-577-0019

E-Mail:

postmast@itp.org.pe

Website:

http://www.sea.world.com/itp



Head of Organization

President of the Board of Directors, Victor Nishio Nisio

Type of Organization

Research Institute

Responsible Authority

Mr. Ariel Rivas Valencia, Executive Director



Working Languages:

Spanish; English; French; German; Japanese



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling:

Onboard; Onshore; Bulk Handling/Storage; Fresh Fish Transport/Holding/Storage; Chilling.


Processing:

Freezing; Mincing and Surimi Based Products; Salting; Drying; Smoking; Marinates; Canning; Fermentation.


Species:

Fish; Crustaceans; Molluscs; Cephalopods; Algae.


Development:

Frozen Prepared Fish Products; Fish Paste Products; Cured Fish products; Snacks; New Canned products; Fermented Sauces.


Quality:

Fish Inspection; Total Quality Control; HACCP; Sanitation; Microbiological Rapid Methods.


Others:

Nutrition; Marine Pollution; Training and Technology Transfer; Organic Bioconversions; Biological Fish Waste Disposal; Molecular Detection of Pathogens; Applied Molecular Techniques for Aquaculture, Special Meals.



Present Programmes:

Technological Transfer to the Industrial Sector, Promotion of Small-Scale Fish Industries; Technical Cooperation Development Programmes among Developing Countries; Food Programmes for Low Income Population; Retortable Pouch for Fish Products; Anchovy Utilization for Human Consumption; Salted Fish Products; Minced Fish Based Products; Baby Food; Molecular Methods of Quality Control; Histamine Detection methods.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Chemistry; Microbiology; Instrumental; Sensory Assessment.


Others:

Pilot Plant for Canned, Frozen, Paste and Stuffed; Surimi and Retortable Sausage products, Silage Plant, Library; Auditorium.



Regular Training Programmes:


Title

Frequency

Duration

Language

International Course of Fishery Technology

yearly

45 days

Spanish

Short courses (various)


3-5 days

Spanish

Training for Field Extensionists

yearly

20 days

Spanish

Training for Artisanal Fishermen and Processors

monthly

20 days

Spanish





Others:




Title


Duration

Language

Individual Training Courses (National and International)



Spanish/English

Training Services



Spanish/English





Serial Publications:

Bulletin of the Instituto Tecnológico-Pesquero del Peru (ITP); Technical Notes; Commercial Fish Catalogue


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